2009-02-12 / Local & State

Judge Walsh Presides Over Court Session

STAFF REPORT

Judge Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, February 3, at the Fulton County Courthouse.

Shane William Meck appeared with legal counsel and waived arraignment proceedings held on one count each of false reports, criminal conspiracy and unsworn falsification to authorities. Meck pled not guilty, and his trial will be held during the April 27 term of court.

Meck also appeared in court on unrelated charges of simple assault and harassment. He against entered a not-guilty plea, and his trial will be scheduled for the April 27 court term.

Jesse Duane Richards waived arraignment on charges of burglary, theft by unlawful taking and possession of a firearm. Richards pleaded not guilty. His trial will be held during the April 27 term of court.

Richards also appeared in court for a probation/parole-violation hearing. Richards admitted to the violations, and a written order was issued by the court.

Christopher William Fisher appeared with legal counsel on charges of driving under the influence. Fisher's participation in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program was extended. As a result, Fisher will complete an additional 12 months probation.

Dustin Louis Jordan failed to appear in court on February 3 on charges of driving under the influence. A bench warrant was issued for Jordan's arrest.

Courtney Eugene Millhouse appeared pro-se and was granted time served for simple assault.

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